First Listen: Kool & The Gang rock quarantine with "Ladies Night"

(August 22, 2020) They're an immensely talented group of musicians that rose to the top of the music world not once but twice, Kool & the Gang continues to be one of the most beloved bands of the last half century. After years of burnishing their cred as a creative jazz band, the group topped the charts in 1974 with Wild and Peaceful, an infectiously raw album that spawned three smash hits, "Funky Stuff," "Hollywood Swinging," and "Jungle Boogie," all featuring great instrumentation and lyrics virtually shouted by the group.

Then the hits stopped until 1979, when Kool and the Gang came roaring back with an ultimate party jam, "Ladies Night." That began a period of nearly a decade when they were among the hottest bands in the world. And they continue to be a hot ticket today.

(August 22, 2020) They're an immensely talented group of musicians that rose to the top of the music world not once but twice, Kool & the Gang continues to be one of the most beloved bands of the last half century. After years of burnishing their cred as a creative jazz band, the group topped the charts in 1974 with Wild and Peaceful, an infectiously raw album that spawned three smash hits, "Funky Stuff," "Hollywood Swinging," and "Jungle Boogie," all featuring great instrumentation and lyrics virtually shouted by the group.

Then the hits stopped until 1979, when Kool and the Gang came roaring back with an ultimate party jam, "Ladies Night." That began a period of nearly a decade when they were among the hottest bands in the world. And they continue to be a hot ticket today.

The band members may be in quarantine, but that didn't stop them from getting together to perform for Sirius Radio from their homes. And the result is a fantastic take on "Ladies Night" that is sure to get you moving. Check it out below!

 
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